Period
to 18 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for npm skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited npm over the 6 months to 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

npm
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 463 430 630
Rank change year-on-year -33 +200 -66
Permanent jobs citing npm 796 278 532
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.58% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.47% 1.44% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 459 232 460
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £39,813 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £54,250 £50,250
Median % change year-on-year +10.60% +7.96% -4.29%
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £69,063
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

npm is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 54,315 19,298 43,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.35% 40.27% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 37,970 16,382 36,033
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £79,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

npm
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing npm as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for npm in the UK

npm
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing npm.

Salary trend for npm in the UK

npm
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing npm over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for npm in the UK

npm
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing npm within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 712 £60,000 +9.09% 100
London -28 405 £70,000 - 48
UK excluding London -90 341 £50,000 +11.11% 59
Work from Home -185 142 £60,000 +17.07% 15
South East -63 116 £50,000 -16.67% 13
North of England -93 84 £50,000 - 22
South West -57 51 £50,000 +11.11% 6
North West -80 50 £50,000 - 6
Midlands -119 35 £42,500 +2.41% 9
Scotland -67 28 £53,000 +63.08% 6
East Midlands -70 21 £36,750 +5.00% 7
Yorkshire -98 19 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Wales -39 17 £60,000 +50.00% 1
North East -22 15 £29,500 - 2
West Midlands -129 14 £50,110 +14.54% 2
East of England -109 11 £87,500 +133.33% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £43,750 -
Isle of Man - 1 £69,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, IT jobs citing npm also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for npm.

1 691 (86.81%) JavaScript
2 584 (73.37%) React
3 519 (65.20%) CSS
4 485 (60.93%) HTML
5 457 (57.41%) Git (software)
6 448 (56.28%) webpack
7 426 (53.52%) Node.js
8 422 (53.02%) TypeScript
9 391 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
10 368 (46.23%) AngularJS
11 361 (45.35%) Front End Development
12 353 (44.35%) Sass
13 275 (34.55%) Docker
14 260 (32.66%) ES6
15 248 (31.16%) User Experience
16 247 (31.03%) HTML5
17 240 (30.15%) Redux
18 233 (29.27%) REST
19 218 (27.39%) Social Skills
20 201 (25.25%) CSS3
21 197 (24.75%) Azure
21 197 (24.75%) Software Engineering
22 193 (24.25%) RESTful
23 192 (24.12%) Vue.js
24 185 (23.24%) AWS
25 180 (22.61%) gulp
26 174 (21.86%) DevOps
27 164 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
28 163 (20.48%) Problem-Solving
29 153 (19.22%) Yarn

npm
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 76 (9.55%) CMS
2 53 (6.66%) Apache
3 44 (5.53%) nginx
4 43 (5.40%) Confluence
5 35 (4.40%) IIS
6 26 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (2.14%) WordPress
8 14 (1.76%) Headless CMS
9 11 (1.38%) Apache Spark
9 11 (1.38%) Jupyter
10 8 (1.01%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.01%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.88%) JBoss
12 6 (0.75%) Kentico
12 6 (0.75%) Mule
13 5 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
14 4 (0.50%) EPiServer
15 3 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
16 2 (0.25%) Ethereum
Applications
1 21 (2.64%) Figma
2 20 (2.51%) Campfire
3 15 (1.88%) Sketch
4 12 (1.51%) Adobe XD
5 8 (1.01%) InVision
6 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 197 (24.75%) Azure
2 185 (23.24%) AWS
3 153 (19.22%) Yarn
4 85 (10.68%) GitHub
5 70 (8.79%) GCP
6 59 (7.41%) SaaS
7 50 (6.28%) Amazon S3
8 45 (5.65%) OpenShift
9 41 (5.15%) Serverless
10 36 (4.52%) Amazon Cognito
11 31 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
12 24 (3.02%) AWS Lambda
13 22 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (2.39%) NuGet
15 17 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 15 (1.88%) Power Platform
17 9 (1.13%) Datadog
18 8 (1.01%) GitHub Actions
18 8 (1.01%) PaaS
18 8 (1.01%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 59 (7.41%) HTTP
2 36 (4.52%) Broadband
3 35 (4.40%) Internet
4 14 (1.76%) Firewall
5 12 (1.51%) DNS
6 7 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.38%) Skype
9 1 (0.13%) ADSL2
9 1 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (9.42%) NoSQL
2 65 (8.17%) MySQL
3 49 (6.16%) MongoDB
4 42 (5.28%) SQL Server
5 37 (4.65%) Big Data
6 23 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
7 22 (2.76%) Data Lake
8 19 (2.39%) Redis
9 18 (2.26%) Data Mining
10 17 (2.14%) Hadoop
10 17 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (1.88%) Power BI
13 12 (1.51%) Relational Database
14 7 (0.88%) Couchbase
14 7 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
16 2 (0.25%) Blockchain
16 2 (0.25%) Flink
16 2 (0.25%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 457 (57.41%) Git (software)
2 448 (56.28%) webpack
3 180 (22.61%) gulp
4 126 (15.83%) Jenkins
5 120 (15.08%) JIRA
6 104 (13.07%) Babel
7 84 (10.55%) Grunt
8 56 (7.04%) Jasmine
9 43 (5.40%) ESLint
10 42 (5.28%) Cypress.io
10 42 (5.28%) Storybook
11 39 (4.90%) git-flow
12 37 (4.65%) Mocha
13 35 (4.40%) Bower
14 28 (3.52%) Cucumber
15 26 (3.27%) GitLab
16 23 (2.89%) Maven
17 20 (2.51%) TeamCity
18 19 (2.39%) Selenium
19 18 (2.26%) Bitbucket
General
1 218 (27.39%) Social Skills
2 151 (18.97%) Finance
3 59 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (5.40%) Games
5 37 (4.65%) Marketing
6 35 (4.40%) Banking
7 32 (4.02%) Retail
8 27 (3.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 22 (2.76%) Wearables
10 21 (2.64%) Publishing
11 19 (2.39%) Billing
12 17 (2.14%) Investment Banking
13 15 (1.88%) Advertising
14 14 (1.76%) Law
15 11 (1.38%) Legal
16 10 (1.26%) Public Sector
17 9 (1.13%) Presentation Skills
18 7 (0.88%) Financial Institution
19 6 (0.75%) Manufacturing
19 6 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 621 (78.02%) Developer
2 276 (34.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 180 (22.61%) Senior Developer
4 129 (16.21%) JavaScript Developer
5 109 (13.69%) React Developer
6 82 (10.30%) Full Stack Developer
7 79 (9.92%) Software Engineer
8 78 (9.80%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 55 (6.91%) Angular Developer
10 44 (5.53%) UI Developer
11 36 (4.52%) Lead Developer
12 35 (4.40%) Web Developer
13 33 (4.15%) PHP Developer
14 30 (3.77%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 30 (3.77%) Software Developer
15 24 (3.02%) Senior React Developer
16 22 (2.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 18 (2.26%) Java Developer
18 17 (2.14%) DevOps Engineer
19 15 (1.88%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 584 (73.37%) React
2 519 (65.20%) CSS
3 485 (60.93%) HTML
4 426 (53.52%) Node.js
5 368 (46.23%) AngularJS
6 353 (44.35%) Sass
7 247 (31.03%) HTML5
8 240 (30.15%) Redux
9 233 (29.27%) REST
10 201 (25.25%) CSS3
11 193 (24.25%) RESTful
12 192 (24.12%) Vue.js
13 146 (18.34%) Jest
14 101 (12.69%) jQuery
15 99 (12.44%) Web Services
16 90 (11.31%) LESS
17 89 (11.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 87 (10.93%) JSON
19 81 (10.18%) GraphQL
20 80 (10.05%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 248 (31.16%) User Experience
2 59 (7.41%) Data Structures
3 52 (6.53%) Mobile App
4 30 (3.77%) Algorithms
4 30 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
5 28 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (2.89%) Blog
7 22 (2.76%) Virtual Team
8 21 (2.64%) Video\Live Streaming
8 21 (2.64%) Xbox
9 19 (2.39%) Social Media
9 19 (2.39%) Video on Demand
10 17 (2.14%) Cloud Native
11 15 (1.88%) 3D Graphics
12 12 (1.51%) STB
13 11 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (1.26%) Wiki
15 9 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 57 (7.16%) Linux
2 49 (6.16%) Windows
3 39 (4.90%) Apple iOS
4 38 (4.77%) Android
5 23 (2.89%) Alpine Linux
6 4 (0.50%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.38%) Debian
7 3 (0.38%) Unix
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (45.35%) Front End Development
3 197 (24.75%) Software Engineering
4 174 (21.86%) DevOps
5 164 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
6 163 (20.48%) Problem-Solving
7 150 (18.84%) Full Stack Development
8 147 (18.47%) Unit Testing
9 142 (17.84%) Scrum
9 142 (17.84%) TDD
10 139 (17.46%) Web Development
11 118 (14.82%) Microservices
12 109 (13.69%) Mentoring
13 106 (13.32%) Test Automation
14 104 (13.07%) Workflow
15 103 (12.94%) Computer Science
16 82 (10.30%) BDD
16 82 (10.30%) OO
17 79 (9.92%) Responsive Web Design
18 73 (9.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 691 (86.81%) JavaScript
2 422 (53.02%) TypeScript
3 260 (32.66%) ES6
4 130 (16.33%) Java
5 120 (15.08%) SQL
6 111 (13.94%) PHP
7 97 (12.19%) Python
8 96 (12.06%) C#
9 40 (5.03%) ES7
10 23 (2.89%) Kotlin
11 22 (2.76%) Bash Shell
12 17 (2.14%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.76%) Go
14 10 (1.26%) ES8
14 10 (1.26%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.13%) C++
15 9 (1.13%) Scala
16 7 (0.88%) C
16 7 (0.88%) Java 8
17 5 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (7.66%) Degree
2 54 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.88%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (0.75%) SAFe Agilist
4 6 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.75%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (10.30%) Accessibility
2 46 (5.78%) QA
3 43 (5.40%) WCAG
4 37 (4.65%) GDPR
5 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 275 (34.55%) Docker
2 15 (1.88%) Firmware
3 4 (0.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 102 (12.81%) Kubernetes
2 35 (4.40%) Hadoop YARN
3 29 (3.64%) Terraform
4 25 (3.14%) Ansible
5 15 (1.88%) Puppet
6 13 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (1.51%) Kibana
8 9 (1.13%) Istio
9 6 (0.75%) Consul
10 3 (0.38%) Galera Cluster
10 3 (0.38%) logstash
11 2 (0.25%) Bugsnag
11 2 (0.25%) OpenNebula
11 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.13%) Argo
12 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.13%) Rancher
12 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 62 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.65%) Google
3 37 (4.65%) Adobe
4 19 (2.39%) Sony
5 13 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.13%) Apple
7 7 (0.88%) Guidewire
7 7 (0.88%) Oracle
8 6 (0.75%) Sage
8 6 (0.75%) Splunk
8 6 (0.75%) Zend
9 5 (0.63%) Sun
10 4 (0.50%) New Relic
10 4 (0.50%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.38%) Netlify
12 2 (0.25%) Amplitude
12 2 (0.25%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.25%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.25%) Spotify
13 1 (0.13%) IBM